Get ready for Westmont’s Wicked West Fest
“We recently asked the community to help us name our fall events
and had over 40 suggestions,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Communications
Director. “It has been decided that this year’s fall events in Westmont will be
branded as WICKED WEST FEST!”
Organize a team and enter the Scarecrow Contest. Scarecrows will be on display in downtown Westmont. Be sure to vote for your favorite scarecrow. Call the Chamber for info at 630-960-5553.
Freaky Friday Film Series
Fridays in October—1:30pm
Westmont Library—428 N. Cass
Come watch scary movies every Friday in October including Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, and The Ring. More info at westmontlibrary.org or 630-969-5625.
Fall Wine Tasting Event
Oct. 7—2 to 6pm
Dolce—15 W. Quincy
Guests will be able to learn about and sample a wide variety of unique, local wines and then make purchases. Ticket sales thru Shaw Media. Info at dolceswestmont.com or 630-663-0401.
Cass & Irving
Dress up and be part of this fun costume contest. There will be five different age categories as well as a family/group category. For more info, contact Westmont Special Events at email@example.com or 630-829-9378.
Pumpkin Smashing Extravaganza
Cass & Irving
Competitors will go 20 feet up in the air in a bucket truck and then throw their pumpkin at a target below in an attempt to earn the titles of Pumpkin King and Queen. All of the fun is an effort to promote pumpkin composting. For more info, call 630-417-0280.
Trick or Treat Trail
Oct. 21—11 to 1pm
Put on your costume and go trick or treating at participating downtown businesses. For info, call the chamber at 630-960-5553.
Caskets On Cass Race
Cass & Irving
Caskets on Cass is a foot race of homemade caskets sponsored by community organizations, businesses, and residents. Contact the chamber at 630-960-5553.
Haunted Forest Tour
Oct. 21—5 to 9:30pm
Twin Lakes Woods—200 W. 59th St.
Follow the spooky trail and take a haunted hayrack ride through Twin Lakes Woods! There will be a Merry Monsters Matinee from 5 to 6:30pm for younger children. Cost is $6 per person. More info at 630-963-5252.
Zombie Pub Crawl
Oct. 28—2 to 6pm
Various Westmont Locations
This new event hosted by Westmont Special Events invites guests to take a ride on the Boogeyman Bus and venture throughout the community visiting participating pubs. Each location will have food and beverage specials as well as a fun Halloween activities. Cost is $15 which includes transportation and event t-shirt. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-829-9378.
Halloween Fun Fair
Oct. 31—4:30 to 7:30pm
Park District—75 E. Richmond
Enjoy a safe and warm Halloween with us at the Park District! There will be games, concessions, a parade of costumes, and more. For more information, contact the Westmont Park District at westmontparks.org or 630-963-5252.